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Tokyo Olympic Games: Lagos to hold Athletics Meet June 24

Nigeria, June 16 -- Ahead of the fast-approaching Tokyo Olympic Games, the Lagos State Athletics Association has announced it will hold a lucrative Athletics Meet on Thursday, June 24, 2021. The one-... Read More


Court jails woman for theft

Nigeria, June 16 -- For stealing a jewelry box, plasma television, perfumes, and other items, an Osun Magistrate court in Ile-Ife, sentenced a 30-year-old woman, Toyin Akinyemi, to 18 months imprisonm... Read More


Peju Ugboma: Deceased Lagos chef should have been placed on 'constant monitoring' - Consultant

Nigeria, June 16 -- The nephrologist who checked Peju Ugboma, the Lagos chef who died of complications from a fibroid surgery, ought to have placed her on constant monitoring, a medical consultant has... Read More


More Nigerians died from road accidents than malaria and COVID-19 combined - Official

Nigeria, June 16 -- The Nigerian government has expressed worry over the increasing number of motor accidents on the nation's highways. Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, stated this w... Read More


BREAKING: Ondo: Court of Appeal dismisses Jegede's petition against Akeredolu

Nigeria, June 16 -- The Court of Appeal sitting in Akure, Ondo State, on Wednesday dismissed the petition filed by the candidate of the PDP, Eyitayo Jegede, against the victory of the ruling APC flag-... Read More


Of Igbo intellectuals and the Biafran minister in Buhari's government, By Yushau A. Shuaib

Nigeria, June 16 -- Recently when I joined up with Jaafar Jaafar and Abdulaziz Abdulaziz as Northern writers in the campaign for the appointment of an Igbo military officer to the position of the Nige... Read More


UPDATED: Judge convicts defunct Bank PHB boss, Atuche

Nigeria, June 16 -- Justice Lateefa Okunnu of the Ikeja Division of the Lagos State High Court on Wednesday sentenced Francis Atuche, the former managing director of the defunct Bank PHB, to six years... Read More


Oyo govt evacuates beggars from Ibadan

Nigeria, June 16 -- The Oyo State government has begun the evacuation of beggars from shanties in the state's capital, Ibadan, to the newly built Akinyele Resettlement Centre in the state. PREMIUM TI... Read More


Appeal Court to deliver verdict on Ondo guber poll today

Nigeria, June 16 -- The Court of Appeal sitting in Akure, the Ondo State, will today decide the case filed by the candidate of the opposition PDP, Eyitayo Jegede, against the victory of the ruling APC... Read More


Ondo Poll: APC, PDP disagree over appeal court ruling

Nigeria, June 16 -- The ruling party, APC, and the opposition, PDP, have disagreed over the decision of the Court of Appeal sitting in Akure, Ondo State, to dismiss the petition filed by Eyitayo Jeged... Read More